About the Town

"Guilderland is a desirable and attainable place for families and individuals of all ages to live and work"
- from "Town of Guilderland 2001 Comprehensive Plan"

Welcome to Guilderland

Guilderland landscapeGuilderland is readily accessible from, and offers access to, all locations within the region and beyond. Interstate highway interchanges in or near Guilderland offer easy routes to Boston, Syracuse and Buffalo on I-90, to New York City and Montreal on I-87, and to Binghamton and the Southern Tier on I-88.  Passenger rail service is provided at the nearby Amtrak stations in Schenectady and Albany/Rensselaer, and the expanded and upgraded Albany International Airport is a short drive from anywhere in Guilderland.  

Schools in Guilderland are among the best in New York State.  Shopping and professional services of all varieties are located within or in close proximity to the Town.  

Guilderland shoppingThe uniquely varied nature of the Capital District provides Guilderland residents with the opportunities represented by world-class higher education, research, health care, retail, wholesale, commerce, transportation, and cultural affairs.  

At the same time, Guilderland provides a community environment offering quiet and secure residential living in both suburban and rural settings.